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Accountant salary in Houston, TX

How much does an Accountant make in Houston, TX?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $68,982
Low $48,130
High $98,869
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a accountant is $68,982 per year in Houston, TX. 581 salaries reported, updated at May 25, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Houston, TX

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6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Accountants in Houston, TX

  1. County of Santa Cruz
    33 reviews9 salaries reported
    $95,124per year
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Highest paying cities for Accountants near Houston, TX

  1. Irving, TX
    $76,636 per year
    146 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $68,982 per year
    581 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $65,700 per year
    239 salaries reported
  1. Fort Worth, TX
    $62,174 per year
    93 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $60,880 per year
    148 salaries reported
  3. Richardson, TX
    $57,928 per year
    19 salaries reported
  1. Katy, TX
    $57,425 per year
    27 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $57,370 per year
    212 salaries reported
  3. Plano, TX
    $57,111 per year
    63 salaries reported
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Where can an Accountant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Accountants

Top certifications
Certified Internal Auditor
Top skills
Regulatory Reporting
Top licenses

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5 jobs6
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3 jobs3
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Most common benefits for Accountants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,144 ratings

55% of Accountants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Houston, TX?

Financial Accountant

765 job openings

Average $52,513 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Accountant

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an accountant?

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Do accountants make good income?

Yes, accountants can earn a good income due to the high demand. They can earn more money by taking a master’s degree.

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